Date:Jul 4, 2014
Location:Lakewood, CO, US
St. Anthony Hospital is located in the western Denver suburb of Lakewood and is a Level I Trauma Center with four dedicated trauma rooms including the T-10 room, a dedicated field-to-surgery suite ready 24/7 for trauma surgeons and specially trained teams who provide life-saving care to the most severely ill and injured patients. St. Anthony proudly provides a full range of medical specialties and health care services to Denver and the surrounding region with a state-of-the-art medical campus. If you’re looking to be part of a fast-paced environment where you can practice to the top of your profession in trauma, cardiology, stroke, neurosciences, breast imaging, cancer/oncology care, surgery and more, we encourage you to apply. In addition to a new campus, supportive team and faith-based mission, we’re proud to be the recipient of numerous awards, certifications and accreditations from the American Heart Association; Chest Pain Center (CPC); American College of Cardiology; The Joint Commission’s National Quality Approval; Healthgrades (for Stroke, Critical Care and Prostate Surgery Excellence); the Emergency Nurses Association Lantern Award; NAPBC Accreditation; American College of Radiology and many others. For more information about St. Anthony Hospital, visithttp://www.stanthonyhosp.org/.
Assumes responsibility and accountability for facilitating, communicating, and collaborating with both the healthcare team, and the patient/family to identify and meet the physical, emotional and spiritual needs of the patient. Promotes the optimal health, well being and safety of the patient through use of the nursing process and in accordance with patient care standards, guidelines and the State Nurse Practice Act. Demonstrates personal accountability for relationship-based care, organizational mission, and core values.
• Graduate of an accredited School of Nursing.
• BSN preferred
Hired on or after July 1st, 2013, a BSN is required or must be enrolled in BSN program within 12 months from hire date and completed within five years.
WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS
• Minimum 2 year RN experience prefer at least one of the minimum 2 years to be in a critical care area
• Current Colorado RN license
• Current BLS certification from American Heart Association required;
ACLS required upon hire/transfer date. TNCC and ENPC preferred upon hire, but required within 6 months of hire/transfer date
Certified in National Institutes of Health (NIH) Stroke scale preferred upon hire, but required within 45 days of hire date/transfer date.
CEN preferred and highly recommended.
ADDITIONAL UNIT SPECIFIC ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS REQUIRED:
Coordinates and performs completion of 12 Lead EKG on patients presenting to the Emergency Department with complaints of chest pain
Coordinates and performs completion of 12 Lead EKG per physician order.
RN’s who qualify for triage orientation, per ENA guidelines, will be oriented per unit discretion.
RN’s who work in triage are proficient in the initial MPI search for registration of patients.
Stock Emergency Department rooms and specified area in Trauma Room 10.
Initiates and executes Collaborative Practice Guidelines.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.